Historical Events in Church Annals for March 24: |
Pope Saint Gregory VII is forced into exile when the Holy Roman Emperor to-be Henry IV invades Rome and places the antipope Clement III on the throne of Peter.
Pope Innocent IIIplaces England and its king under interdict.
Saint Louis, King of France, takes up the symbolic cross to lead the Seventh Crusade
Death of Saint Catherine of Sweden
Death of Pope Nicholas V, who had founded the Vatican Library and helped rid Spain of the Saracens.
Christopher Columbus departs Isabella in Espaniola.
Coronation of Ferdinand I as Holy Roman Emperor by Pope Paul IV